pussy willow

noun \ ˈpu̇-sē- \

Definition of pussy willow

: a willow (such as the North American Salix discolor) having large cylindrical silky catkins

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First Known Use of pussy willow

1851


PUSSY WILLOW Defined for English Language Learners

pussy willow

noun

Definition of pussy willow for English Language Learners

  • : a small tree with large, soft flowers; also : the flower of this tree


PUSSY WILLOW Defined for Kids

pussy willow

noun \ ˈpu̇-sē- \

Definition of pussy willow for Students

: a willow with large furry flower clusters


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